The Earth and Its Peoples: A Global History, to 1550 / Edition 3by Richard Bulliet, Pamela Crossley, Daniel Headrick, Steven Hirsch
Pub. Date: 06/01/2005
Publisher: Cengage Learning
The Earth and Its Peoples Brief Edition is a compact presentation of world history with a comparative approach and a global, balanced perspective. The themes of "Environment and Technology" and "Diversity and Dominance" unite the regions of the world. The Earth and Its Peoples Brief Edition offers a high level of scholarship with supportive, student-friendly format.
New To This Edition
· New! "Diversity and Dominance" features introduce students to primary sources dealing with the diversity of the humane experience. These include "Hierarchy and Conduct in the World of Confucius" and "Two Africans Recall the arrival of Europeans."
· New! "Issues in World History" essays explore complex issues of historical scholarship that do not fit neatly into any one time period or geographic region. These include "Oral Societies and the Consequences of Literacy" and "Famines and Politics."
· New! Structural updates include the reorganization of Chapters 2 and 3, a new Chapter 11, "Mongol Eurasia and Its Aftermath," which combines the chapters on western and eastern Eurasia, and a new Chapter 22, "Land Empires in the Age of Imperialism, 1800-1870" on the Ottoman Empire, the Russian Empire, and the Qing Empire.
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- 7.54(w) x 10.82(h) x 0.49(d)
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